Woman walking down the street in Manhattan: she has brown curly hair & is smiling. She wears a navy turtleneck & blue skirt with navy heels

What they’re not telling you… Transitioning from college to the working world can be difficult. No one tells you about the long hours, the importance of keeping a positive attitude at all times, the exhaustion, etc. No task is too small and you should treat every task asked of you as the most important thing […]

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Two women walking down the street in Manhattan: both with brown hair - one wearing a trench coat and has a grey & yellow crossbody bag with black jeans and black wedges; the other wears a black trench coat over a white tea, black jeans and black wedges. They both have on sunglasses

What you don’t learn in college… College is a phenomenal experience since you are surrounded by intellectuals & have lots of stimulating conversations. Imperative topics are learned & discussed in the classroom, but you also learn A LOT on the job. The classes give you a fundamental knowledge that you can apply to your tasks […]

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Girl working on her laptop wearing a tie-dye tank and talking on the phone

Will I be an assistant forever? I gave myself specific timelines as to how I thought my career would play out would play out. However, once my job began, I realized there is SO MUCH to learn! I hit the ground running, asking as many questions as possible, taking non-credit courses and soaking everything up […]

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Woman walking across a crosswalk in NYC. She has brown straight hair and is wearing an off-the-shoulder black eyelet top, a printed black, yellow and blue skirt with slits and black heels

One way is to nurturing egos. This is difficult, but worth it!! Respecting those in positions above you will lead to the best possible work experience. When I started my career, it was of interest to me who held each position. For example, why were some people in executive roles younger than those below them? […]

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Woman standing in front of a blue wall wearing black pant and black pumps, holding a black bag and is wearing a blue printed top with feather sleeves

Yes! PEOPLE NOTICE This is something I can’t reiterate enough. Going to work wearing casual clothes is acceptable, but will most likely not help you land your coveted role. We work in fashion, HELLO, this is a must. A huge factor in your workplace/industry reputation is wearing strong outfits. You want to be known as […]

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Woman walking across the street in Manhattan with a taxi cab and Asian boy behind her: she wears a sleeveless black turtleneck, a camel midi skirt, pink & gold wedges and a pendant necklace. She is looking at her iPhone and has brown hair

Have you ever thought this to yourself? I certainly have!! After a few years into my career, I began thinking, what’s next?! In speaking to my friends, I felt a great sense of relief that I was not the only one having these thoughts. For the first 22 years, your life is blocked into specific […]

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